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  • Saluting the 3rd ACR

    02/13/2006 6:30:14 PM PST · by bnelson44 · 5 replies · 518+ views
    Mudville Gazette ^ | 2/13/06 | Grayhawk
    Greyhawk is posting this email from a family member, a letter from the Mayor of Tall 'Afar, Iraq to the men and women of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and their families. In the Name of God the Compassionate and Merciful To the Courageous Men and Women of the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, who have changed the city of Tall’ Afar from a ghost town, in which terrorists spread death and destruction, to a secure city flourishing with life. To the lion-hearts who liberated our city from the grasp of terrorists who were beheading men, women and children in the...
  • 3 Ft. Carson soldiers among those killed in weekend helicopter crash

    01/09/2006 11:04:20 PM PST · by GovGirl · 21 replies · 1,043+ views
    The Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | 11/09/06 | Tom Roeder
    Three of the 12 Americans killed in an Army helicopter crash in Iraq were soldiers from Fort Carson, multiple sources confirmed Monday. The soldiers from the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment were passengers aboard the helicopter, which was assigned to a different unit, said sources who have been briefed on the crash. The Army on Monday said it’s too early to say what caused the crash, which happened just after midnight Sunday outside Tal Afar, a city in northwest Iraq near the Syrian border. Wire news services have reported that there was severe weather in the area at the time of...
  • Iraqi Border Guards Work With 3rd ACR To Protect Border

    02/20/2004 7:40:31 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 20 replies · 345+ views
    CJTF 7 ^ | Feb. 20, 2004
      Iraqi Border Guards Work With 3rd ACR To Protect BorderAR AR, Iraq - More than 15,000 pilgrims have passed through the Ar Ar border crossing in recent weeks while the Iraqi Department of Border Enforcement has worked closely with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment's 2nd Squadron to secure the crossing and ensure safe travel at Iraq's western border. The border guards went through a two-week formal training at the 3rd ACR's Rifles Academy and upon graduation were sent out to patrol the borders.The recruits are from Ar Ar, according to Captain David J. Palazzo, commander of 2nd Squadron....
  • ICDC, TASK FORCE ALL AMERICAN SECURE AL ANBAR

    02/16/2004 5:25:49 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 249+ views
    CENTCOM ^ | Feb. 16, 2004
    NEWS RELEASEHEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND7115 South Boundary BoulevardMacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894 February 16, 2004Release Number: 04-02-31 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ICDC, TASK FORCE ALL AMERICAN SECURE AL ANBAR AR RAMADI, Iraq - The Iraqi Civil Defense Corps forces conducted 15 independent patrols Monday while Task Force All American conducted 273 patrols, including 15 joint patrols, and executed one offensive operation. Task Force All American had three contacts with the enemy since Sunday night –two complex attacks and one small arms fire attack while clearing three caches. The task force captured seven enemy...
  • New Soccer Stadium Funding Discussed, Security And Health Issues Addressed

    02/04/2004 7:27:20 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 213+ views
    CJTF 7 ^ | Feb. 4, 2004
    New Soccer Stadium Funding Discussed, Security And Health Issues Addressed AR RAMADI, Iraq - Civil Affairs personnel have made the final payment of $8,600 to fund the construction of a new soccer stadium in Nassir Wa Salaam. Once complete, the project will provide a first-class recreational facility and meeting place for the 153,000 residents of the area. The money distributed was provided by the 82nd Airborne Division's Commander's Emergency Relief Payment program. In an effort demonstrating the Coalition's commitment to the Iraqi Police, civil affairs personnel with 1st Brigade of the 82nd verified completion of a CERP-funded project to...
  • CERP Funds, Civil Affairs Prove Vital In Rebuilding, Securing Iraq

    01/25/2004 6:21:37 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 4 replies · 217+ views
    CJTF7 ^ | Jan. 25, 2004
    CERP Funds, Civil Affairs Prove Vital In Rebuilding, Securing Iraq RAMADI, Iraq--The Commanders Emergency Relief Program (CERP) has distributed funds throughout all of Iraq. In the Al Anbar province, these funds from Task Force "All American" have proven to be vital in the reconstruction and stabilization of Iraq. In Habbaniyah, civil affairs personnel with 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, paid $23,400 in CERP funds to renovate six schools. They dispensed $3,200 in CERP funds for initiation of a grounds maintenance and janitorial contract for the 85 schools and 15 government buildings in the area. These projects will employ over...
  • Task Force "All--American" Seizes Black Market Fuel

    01/25/2004 6:01:44 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 6 replies · 201+ views
    CJTF 7 ^ | Jan. 25, 2004
      Task Force "All--American" Seizes Black Market Fuel HIT, Iraq - Members of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, part of Task Force "All American" discovered a taxicab selling black market fuel in the city of Hit on Friday afternoon. The driver of the vehicle fled as the patrol approached the taxi. The patrol confiscated the taxicab along with 250 gallons of black market fuel and turned them over to the local Iraqi Police. Black market operations steal from the wealth and future of Iraq. Iraqi security forces and Task Force "All American" will continue to arrest black market operations,...
  • UH-60 RECOVERY EFFORTS CONTINUE, WEAPONS AND MUNITIONS CAPTURED

    01/09/2004 1:47:36 PM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 13 replies · 200+ views
    CENTCOM ^ | Jan. 9, 2004
    NEWS RELEASEHEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND7115 South Boundary BoulevardMacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894 January 9, 2004Release Number: 04-01-21 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UH-60 RECOVERY EFFORTS CONTINUE, WEAPONS AND MUNITIONS CAPTURED RAMADI, Iraq -- During the last 24 hours, the 82nd Airborne Division and attached units, also known as Task Force "All American" conducted 199 patrols, including 13 joint patrols and conducted six offensive operations. Task Force "All American" had nine contacts initiated by the enemy; three improved explosive device attacks, three rockets propelled grenade attacks, two direct fire engagements and one mine strike. None...
  • ICDC TROOPS CONTINUE INDEPENDENT MISSION, TASK FORCE SOLDIERS HELP ECONOMY

    01/05/2004 8:10:51 AM PST · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 4 replies · 173+ views
    CENTCOM ^ | Jan. 5, 2004
    NEWS RELEASEHEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND7115 South Boundary BoulevardMacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894 January 5, 2004Release Number: 04-01-12 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ICDC TROOPS CONTINUE INDEPENDENT MISSION, TASK FORCE SOLDIERS HELP ECONOMY FALLUJAH, Iraq – During the last 24 hours, the 82nd Airborne Division and subordinate units conducted 158 patrols, nine of which were joint patrols with Iraqis. The 82nd Airborne Division and subordinate units also conducted three cordon and searches. During these operations 20 insurgents were captured. Entry was denied to 12 people at Trebil, all due to insufficient documentation. In the 1st...
  • Teenager becomes intel resource for U.S. soldiers

    12/16/2003 7:01:01 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 31 replies · 1,202+ views
    KRT Wire ^ | 16 December 2003 | By SUDARSAN RAGHAVAN
    Jassem Muhammed Hussin, 14, is staying with the soldiers of Dragon Co. 113 ACR who have taken the boy, nicknamed Stevo, under their protection. David P. Gilkey, Detroit Free PressDRAGON BASE, Iraq - Outside the barbed-wire fence of this remote, sand-swept U.S. military base along the Syrian border, Jassem Hussin, 14, gestured and muttered softly in Arabic. His father was a key figure in a guerrilla cell that was killing American soldiers, he said. Jassem wanted him arrested. The GI on guard duty radioed his superiors. Military intelligence - key to fighting the insurgency in Iraq - can come...
  • Every Time the Wind Blows - Part 3 - The Locals (3rd ACR in Iraq)

    10/27/2003 8:07:57 PM PST · by FreedomPoster · 32 replies · 233+ views
    Asia Times Online ^ | 10/27/2003 | Nir Rosen
    PART 3The locals "You need an understanding of the situation on the ground to see what you need to do. Each area has its own distinct terrain, and the terrain in this environment is the people. It's not a one-size-fits-all thing. It takes a tremendous amount of thought. It consumes me." - Lieutenant-Colonel Greg Reilly Interrogation "Why do they come with their Bradleys in front of our houses, and put their boots on our people's heads? Why don’t they wave back when our children wave to them? They just keep their guns pointed at us."- customs office manager Ayman...
  • Every Time the Wind Blows - Part 2 - Why We Are Here (3rd ACR in Iraq)

    10/25/2003 7:18:15 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 12 replies · 281+ views
    Asia Times Online ^ | 10/24/2003
    PART 2Why we are here "It's not difficult to understand why somebody might pick up an AK 47 against us. Maybe we killed his father in the first Gulf War, maybe in this Gulf War, maybe he's just a dick." - Sergeant Reginald Abram AL-QAIM, western Iraq - Lieutenant-Colonel Gregg Reilly, the SCO, or squadron commander, of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment's Tiger Base in western Iraq, is relaxed and comfortable answering tough questions, but he gets visibly tense for the first time when asked why the US is in Iraq. He removes his legs from the desk and, placing...